Legally Required Benefits: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Nancy Hatch Woodward, Nancy Hatch Woodward Communications
- Most employers are subject to North Carolina's Employment Security Law. See Unemployment Insurance.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Eligibility.
- Certain forms of remuneration, such as severance pay, may affect unemployment benefits. See Disqualification.
- Unemployment benefits may last for up to 20 weeks. See Benefits.
- Employers must maintain certain records related to unemployment compensation. See Recordkeeping.
- Employers must provide employees access to unemployment benefits information. See Notice Requirement.